A Roman Rescue (Charlie and Bandit Adventures) by Kelly Gerrard
  

A Roman Rescue (Charlie and Bandit Adventures)

Written by Kelly Gerrard
Illustrated by Emma Dodd
Part of the Emma Dodd Series Series

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New time travel series in appealing, witty, graphic novel format. Charlie follows his dog Bandit when he accidentally falls into a sinkhole transporting them to Ancient Rome. Searching for his dog Charlie is befriended by Roman boy named Cosmo he must help his new friend to win a chariot race before he can return home. The style and storyline are witty and appealing to all reading abilities. The context is educational and after the story, readers can delve into Charlie's notebook, filled with all sorts of information and sketches about ancient Rome that Charlie has collected just in case he ever goes back.

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Synopsis

A Roman Rescue (Charlie and Bandit Adventures) by Kelly Gerrard

This is the first in a new time-travel series featuring Charlie and his dog, Bandit. In this first adventure they accidentally fall into a 'sinkhole' that transports them back to ancient Rome where there adventures begin as Charlie searches for his dog. Charlie is befriended by a young Roman named Cosmo; he must help his new friend win a chariot race before he can return home.

Reviews

...from two young fans, both reluctant readers:

'I love comics and 'A Roman Rescue' is like a really good comic. It's very exciting and funny. I love how Bandit's always getting up to mischief, but best of all, I think Charlie looks a bit like me.'
Marcus, age 9

"I think "A Roman Rescue" is very good. The pictures carry you along and I couldn't stop reading it. It's really exciting and it made me laugh. Bandit is just like my dog, Bart."
Conrad, age 9

About the Author

Emma Dodd has published a host of books to critical acclaim, including I Love My Mummy, which won the Booktrust Early Years award, and the Amazing Baby(R) books. She has been the 123rd most borrowed author from UK libraries in any genre.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
88 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Kelly Gerrard
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Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st March 2011

ISBN

9781848771918

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